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Krkic, Urruti help Impact beat Inter Miami 2-1

Oct. 17, 2020 9:45 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Bojan Krkic scored and assisted on Maximiliano Urruti's late go-ahead goal in the Montreal Impact's 2-1 victory over Inter Miami on Saturday night at Red Bull Arena. Urruti tapped a one-touch shot into an empty net to give Montreal (7-10-2) the lead in the 80th minute. Romell Quioto...

Manneh, Buska lead Revolution past Impact 3-2

Oct. 14, 2020 9:48 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Kekuta Manneh and Teal Bunbury scored early goals, Adam Buska had a goal and an assist, and the New England Revolution beat the Montreal Impact 3-2 on Wednesday night at Red Bulls Stadium. Manneh opened the scoring with his first goal of the season in the 13th minute, side-footing a...

Matt Real, right, of the Philadelphia Union and Ballou Tabla, left, of the Montreal Impact battle for the ball in the 2nd half. The Philadelphia Union becomes the first Philadelphia-area team to allow fans in the stands for their game against Montreal on Oct. 11, 2020, in Chester, Pa. (Charles Fox/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Monteiro, Santos score, Union tops Impact 2-1

Oct. 11, 2020 11:03 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Jamiro Monteiro and Sergio Santos scored in a nine-minute span and the Philadelphia Union beat the Montreal Impact 2-1 on Sunday night. Monteiro took a well-placed lead pass from Ilsinho on the right side and just beat the keeper on the near post in the 39th minute. Santos — also...

Canadiens agree to 7-year extension with newcomer Anderson

Oct. 8, 2020 9:58 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens agreed to a seven-year contract extension with forward Josh Anderson on Thursday. The contract that runs through the 2026-27 season has an average annual value of $5.5 million. The 26-year-old Anderson was acquired Tuesday from the Columbus Blue Jackets in a trade for...

FILE  - In this March 5, 2020, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford watches the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against Edmonton in Chicago. The Chicago Blackhawks will not re-sign goaltender Corey Crawford in free agency, potentially signaling a more extensive rebuild for one of the NHL's marquee franchises. General manager Stan Bowman said he had a “bit of an emotional” conversation with Crawford on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Chicago Blackhawks parting with Cup-winning G Corey Crawford

Oct. 8, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks will not re-sign goaltender Corey Crawford in free agency, parting with a key member of its Stanley Cup-winning core and potentially signaling a more extensive rebuild for one of the NHL’s marquee franchises. General manager Stan Bowman said he had a “bit...

Columbus Crew forward Gyasi Zardes (11) goes up for a header against Montreal Impact defender Jukka Raitala, left, during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. (Kyle Robertson/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

Bojan Krkic scores in the 74th, Impact beat Crew 2-1

Oct. 7, 2020 10:24 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Bojan Krkic scored on a penalty kick in the 74th minute to help the Montreal Impact beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Wednesday night. Montreal Impact (6-8-2) have won two straight after a four-match losing streak. The Crew (9-3-4) are winless in their last three matches. Bojan' beat...

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray (30) stands on the ice during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Washington. The Penguins got the action started on the second day of the NHL draft by trading goaltender Matt Murray to the Ottawa Senators. Pittsburgh got a second-round pick, 52nd overall, and forward prospect Jonathan Gruden for Murray. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Trade action heats up at NHL draft ahead of free agency

Oct. 7, 2020 7:11 PM EDT

Two Stanley Cup-winning players got traded, a few others got new contracts and almost 200 prospects got to — virtually — live out their dreams by having their names called on the second day of the NHL draft. It took over seven hours to complete rounds 2-7 Wednesday at the draft held online from 31...

Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur facing recurrence of lung cancer

Oct. 7, 2020 4:14 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Hockey Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur is facing a recurrence of lung cancer, the hospital treating him announced Wednesday. Lafleur was informed of the diagnosis during an appointment with his medical team earlier this week at the Centre hospitalier de l’Universite de Montreal....

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2020, file photo, Canada's Alexis Lafreniere shoots during the team's practice at the World Junior Hockey Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The New York Rangers might be on the clock in owning the No. 1 pick in the NHL draft on Tuesday, Oct. 6. That, and the prospect of selecting Quebec star forward Alexis Lafreniere, doesn't mean the still-retooling Rangers will be anywhere closer to being a contender, team president John Davidson cautions. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

NY Rangers select Lafreniere with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Oct. 7, 2020 2:46 AM EDT

Alexis Lafreniere wanted to take the stage at Montreal’s Bell Centre near his home and hear his name announced at the NHL draft. The playmaking forward had to settle for being selected first overall by the New York Rangers on Tuesday night. “Obviously, it’s different, and we didn’t...

File-Montreal Canadiens center Max Domi (13) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. The Columbus Blue Jackets and Montreal Canadiens got the trading started three hours before the first round of the draft began with an intriguing swap of forwards. The Blue Jackets got Domi and a third-round pick from the Canadiens for Josh Anderson. Each player is a restricted free agent who needs a new contract for next season. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Columbus, Montreal make only player trade on Day 1 of draft

Oct. 6, 2020 11:23 PM EDT

The Columbus Blue Jackets and Montreal Canadiens completed a deal, and that was about it. Not much at all when it comes to trades on the first day of the virtual NHL draft. The Blue Jackets getting center Max Domi and a third-round pick from the Canadiens for winger Josh Anderson on Tuesday was the only trade...